This utility is provided
compliments of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC
and is in the public domain. It is an example of a good use of our hard-earned tax money. Thanks to the good folks
at the FCC.
Search for radio station information in the FM broadcast band
(88 MHz to 108 MHz). You may request one-line-per-record list output, or more detailed "query" output. The data
files used for this query are updated each morning.
Selection of a TEXT output option allows the user to
generate a formatted output table which can be imported into other programs. Text tables do not contain all CDBS
data fields, but include the values most commonly sought by users. Save the screen output as a text (.txt) file.
For a list of stations authorized to transmit both analog and digital signals, use the following links instead of
the FM Query: [ AM
Note on the pre-2000 "VAX flat file" format option above:
To retrieve all data, choose no other
options (may take several minutes to download). Save the screen output as a text (.txt) file. Or you may retrieve
the current data in a
This format is intended for use with software used prior to 2000. We do not recommend development of new software
using this format since some fields are truncated and some data is not complete.